IAM eGov/Mil Newsletter

  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: November 17, 2020

    • UPDATE: Industry Review and Request Comments on the 2021 Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) Business Rules Proposed Changes and Updates to the following documents: 400NG Tariff, International Tender (IT), Tender of Service (TOS), and Claims and Liability Rules
    • Annual Qualifications: Certificate of Independent Pricing (CIP) and Certificate of Responsibility (COR) Review
    • Detention and Demurrage Charges See Steady Increase At Key Ports of Entry
    • Container Shortage: “It´s currently an enormous unseen challenge”
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (10 Nov)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: November 4, 2020

    • Virtual Annual Meeting Remains Available On-Demand Through Noon, November 25
    • UPDATE: USTRANSCOM Global Household Goods Contract
    • CHAMP Advisory Air Freight Surcharge Notice Effective 10-30-2020
    • DoD Non-Temp Storage Retrograde Contract RFI
    • Troops’ weight allowances for household goods moves may increase by next summer
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (27 Oct)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: October 19, 2020

    • You Still Have Time to Register
    • Annual Qualifications: Certificate of Independent Pricing (CIP) and Certificate of Responsibility (COR) Review
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (13 Oct)
    • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Issues Simplified Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application Form
    • FMCSA Announces Listening Session on Property Carrier Broker Petitions for Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
    • Why You May Want to Wait to File for PPP Loan Forgiveness and Other Tips
    • Military Still Doesn't Have a Solution for Sky-High Cost of Moving Pets to New Duty Stations

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: October 8, 2020

    • Sneak Peek at Military and Government Sessions at the Annual Meeting
    • U.S. District Court Issues Injunction, Orders Agencies to Resume Processing and Issuance of H-2B and Other Work Visas
    • U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) Proposes Rule Aimed to Clarify Independent Contractor Eligibility
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (29 Sep)
    • Telework May Become Air Force Norm

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: September 24, 2020

    • Military and Government Affairs Panel
    • California Closes Out Legislative Session
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (24 Sep)
    • 2020 Fall PPF Summary
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: September 9, 2020

    • Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) draft business rule changes for 2021
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (8 Sep)
    • Senate Republicans Formally Introduce Next Round of COVID-19 Relief Legislation
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (1 Sep)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (27 Aug)
    • USTC J9 Call August 25, 2020

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 26, 2020

    • USTC J9 Call August 25, 2020
    • USTC J9 COVID & Peak Season Calls (18 & 20 Aug) -- Combined Report
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (Aug 13)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 13, 2020

    • Greater Opportunities with IAM's Virtual Meeting
    • IT20 Change 4 Posted
    • GSA CHAMP Pre-Bid Meeting
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (Aug 11)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (6 Aug)
    • USTC J9 Weekly Telecons (28 & 30 July)
    • U.S. to End Spangdahlem Air Base’s Mission, Remove 11,900 Personnel From Germany
    • Refusal End Date of 25 August for the 2020 Peak Season

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 29, 2020

    • DoD Publishes Implementation Memo on Sec 889 of the 2019 NDAA
    • Sec 889 of the 2019 NDAA & Potential Impact to Government Approved Moving Companies
    • Senate Republican COVID Proposals
    • IAM Podcast Now Available
    • FMCSA - Truck Safety Summit (Aug. 5th)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (23 July)
    • USTC J9 COVID-19 "Conditions Based" Movement Call (21 July)
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (16 July)
    • USTC J9 COVID-19 Call (14 Jul)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 15, 2020

    • IAM's New Address
    • GAO Bid Protests Filed on GHC Award
    • USTC J9 COVID-19 Call (14 Jul)
    • TAMS is Coming
    • Driver Access Issues Update: West Point, Fort Riley, Fort Wainwright
    • Female Leadership in Global Moving and Mobility: A Conversation With Industry Leaders
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (9 July)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (2 July)
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 1, 2020

    • After Protest, DoD Upholds $7.2 Billion Military Moves Contract to New Jersey Company
    • Logistical Hurdles Could Slow Troop Withdrawal from Germany
    • IAM Extends Early Bird Registration Through July
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (30 Jun)
    • U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Completes Mark-Up of FY 21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
    • 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, section 889
    • Special Opportunity for Governing Members
    • Get IAM Government and Military News in Your Email
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (25 June)
    • HASC Readiness Mark Issued
    • House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Begins Highway Reauthorization
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 17, 2020

    • TRANSCOM pulls back $7 billion contract to privatize military household goods moves
    • New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Guidance Issued by the Treasury Department
    • Register Now for Early Bird Savings
    • Funding for Truck Parking
    • Change in AMC port
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • Senate Armed Services Committee Passes and Issues FY 21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Summary
    • House Surface Transportation Bill
    • Introducing the 2020 Class of IAM Hall of Honor Members
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (11 June)
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement Call (9 June)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (4 June)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 3, 2020

    • FMCSA Releases Much-Anticipated Final HOS Rule
    • FMCSA Hours of Service: Times They Are A-Changing
    • USTC J9 COVID-19/Stop Movement Call (2 June)
    • Register now for the IAM Annual Meeting & Expo with IAM's No Risk Policy
    • USTC J9 Updates Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • Nominations are now open for YP Chair and Vice Chair - Deadline June 10
    • U.S. Military Stop-Movement Orders to Be Lifted Immediately at Some Bases
    • So You Have Your PPP Loan – Time to Get It Forgiven!
    • IAM to Move its Office in July

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 20, 2020

    • USTC J9 COVID-19/Stop Movement Call (19 May)
    • CSS Scores are in DPS
    • Recent USTC-J9 Updates
    • Recent USTRANSCOM and GSA Meeting Notes
    • Military Families Making Summer PCS Moves Will Have to Follow These Strict Rules
    • SecDef Keeps Military Stop-Movement Order in Place After Review
    • MARADMIN 285/30 details permanent change of station tier system
    • Army Delays Most Winter Personnel Moves, But Plans to Grant Exceptions

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 6, 2020

    • USTRANSCOM Awards Global Household Goods Contract
    • Annual Meeting Website is Live
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (5 May)
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (1 May)
    • Military Movers Bleed Red Ink as Troop Transfers Delayed Anew
    • Army expects to PCS hundreds of high-priority soldiers with new exemption to stop-movement order
    • RPP Delivers More Than $300 USD Back to IAM Members
    • Membership Cancelations
    • First Weekly USTC J9 Peak Season Call (30 April)
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (28 April)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: April 22, 2020

    • Modification and Reissuance of DoD Response to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions
    • DoD travel ban amid coronavirus pandemic extended to June 30
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (21 April)
    • Protecting the Force During Personal Property Shipments
    • Online Petition: STOP the Privatization of Military Household Goods Move Distribution
    • Change 4 to the 400NG and International Tender (IT) Addressing the DOD Stop Movement Adjustment
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Non-Peak Season Call (9 Apr)
    • Call for Webinar/Round Table Topics
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Calls Last Week
    • Weekly GSA COVID-19 Impacts - Supplier Relocation Community
    • COVID-19 Resources for Members

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: April 8, 2020

    • USTC J9 Teleconference with Industry Representatives (7 April)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Personal Property Forum (PPF) Day 1 and Day 2 Notes and Slides
    • Updates from GSA’s Weekly Teleconference on COVID-19 Impacts with TSP Relocation Community
    • IAM to Host a Virtual Round Table Panel Discussion
    • Governing Members get Three Free YP Memberships
    • Government Accountability Office (GAO) Releases Report on DoD “Movement of Household Goods”
    • OSD Issues Guidance on Use of Cloth Face Coverings on DoD Installations
    • COVID-19 Relief Package Clarification
    • USTC J9 Teleconference with Industry Representatives (3 April)
    • Update on Reweigh Table Coming Soon to the International Tender (IT20)
    • IAM & AMSA Engage GEN Lyons on DoD Support for Financial Relief
    • Air Force Chief of Staff: Expect Military Movement Ban to be Extended
    • Coast Guard “Float Plan” and “Assist Team” will Support Members During PCS

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: March 25, 2020

    • Limited Seats Remain for Today's Virtual Roundtable Discussion on the DoD Stop Movement Order - ACT NOW
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Issues Updated Advisory #20-0058B Update (24 March) on Stop Movement Guidance
    • GSA Holds Teleconference on COVID-19 Impacts with TSP Relocation Community
    • USTRANSCOM J9 DP3 Industry Call - Stop Movement Order
    • IAM and AMSA Working Together to Address Industry Funding Support from Congress and Designation of HHG Moving Industry as an Essential Function
    • Military Times: Sudden halt on military moves due to coronavirus could cripple industry

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: March 11, 2020

    • USTRANSCOM Issues “Stop Movement” Advisory for Army DP3 Shipments to/from Italy and Korea
    • DHS Announces Availability of 35,000 Supplemental H-2B Visas
    • JPPSO-NC Volume Move Memo
    • Air Force Personal Property Activity (PPA) Releases 2020 Peak Season Special Interest Items (SIIs)
    • AMSA Cancels 2020 Conference
    • USTRANSCOM-Europe Cancels Personal Property Meeting
    • JPPSO-SC Industry Day Notes
    • USTRANSCOM Provides Input to Notification of Loss or Damage Forms
    • Military.com: 7 Military Move Changes Coming This Spring
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: February 26, 2020

    • Amendment 4 to GSA’s 2019-2020 CHAMP RFO
    • Industry Pre-Personal Property Forum (PPF) Meeting
    • SDDC’s Electronic Transportation Acquisition (ETA) Portal to Sunset Soon
    • USTRANSCOM’s Review of Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Data
    • Round Two Rate Rejections and Traffic Distribution List (TDL)
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: February 12, 2020

    • General Services Administration (GSA) Provides US Flag Non-Availability Guidance
    • USTC Updates Non-Temp Storage Contract (NTSC) Details
    • IAM Teams with American Trucking Association (ATA) on Service Contract Act (SCA) Language
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: January 29, 2020

    • U.S. Transportation Command (USTC) Clarifies Inconvenience Claim Rules
    • ETA Portal to Sunset 31 March 2020
    • USTC Updates Rate Filing Advisory
    • Non-Temporary Storage Rate Rankings
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: December 9, 2019

    • Non-Temporary Storage Contract Industry Day 
    • Seeking Signatures for an Industry Letter to Commander of USTRANSCOM
    • DP3 Rate Filing Message and Business Rule Changes for 2020 Due out Today
    • GAO Protest Filed on Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • IT 20 Special Solicitation Details
    • Work-Around for DPS Analytics
    • USTRANSCOM Advisory on Annual Qualifications
    • CONTRIBUTE to the Portal Magazine's March/April Feature

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 31, 2019

    • Inconvenience Claims for Shipments Coming out of SIT: a Q&A with USTC
    • USTRANSCOM Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Update: Bundling Notification
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (30 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (23 May)
    • IAM’s Seventh & Eighth Articles in a Series of Op-Ed Pieces on DoD’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Requirement for Seals Removed from Tender of Service
    • On-Base Families Forced to Contend with Health Hazards at Home

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